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1 Traffic Safety Initiatives in Tampa Bay Florida Department of Transportation District Seven Tampa Bay Peter Hsu, P.E. FDOT District Seven Safety Office

2 Presentation Overview FDOT Traffic Safety Focus Areas 3E s of Traffic Safety Initiatives Engineering Initiatives 17+ Education Initiatives 5+ Enforcement Initiatives 4+ Successful Education & Enforcement case Successful 3E traffic safety cases

3 FL Safety Focus Areas Traffic Fatalities in Florida *2011 *2012 *2013 Source: Florida Department of Transportation Crash Analysis Reporting System *2012 & 2013 unofficial data only at this time.

4 Crash Trends All Traffic Fatalities in District Seven (Tampa Bay) CITRUS HERNANDO PASCO PINELLAS HILLSBOROUGH *2012 *2013 Source: Florida Department of Transportation Crash Analysis Reporting System *2012 & 2013 unofficial data only at this time.

5 D7 Safety Focus Areas 5 Fatality Rates by Safety Emphasis Area ( ) Bicyclists & Pedestrians State Highways Motorcyclists Lane Departure Intersection Crashes Local Roads Source: Florida Department of Transportation Crash Analysis Reporting System Both state roads & local roads need help!

6 District-wide Safety Efforts The Role of FDOT s District Safety Office: Improving traffic safety on the state highway system by administering federal safety funds. Supporting & encouraging local agencies to improve safety on local streets through Infrastructure projects (traditional) Support (manpower, materials, funding $$$) Training & Technical Resources

7 District-wide Safety Efforts The 3 E s of Traffic Safety: ENGINEERING EDUCATION ENFORCEME NT

8 District-wide Safety Efforts: Engineering Proactive Mid-Block Crossing Study Phase 1: Identify first phase of locations Land use, transit, ped activity, existing conditions, crash data, etc.

9 District-wide Safety Efforts: Engineering Proactive Mid-Block Crossing Study Detailed evaluation of each potential crossing location. TEM 3.8 check? Location #1: US 41B / Florida Avenue from Bird St to Waters Ave

10 District-wide Safety Efforts: Engineering Pedestrian & Bicycle Safe Access to Transit Study Workshops with local engineering & transit agencies Identify traffic safety and mobility improvements Proactive approach: Locations prioritized based on a range of criteria: high ped. activity high transit ridership high crash areas, etc. $300,000 per year

11 District-wide Safety Efforts: Engineering Example Busch Blvd at Nebraska Ave: Missing sidewalk

12 District-wide Safety Efforts: Engineering Districtwide Access Management Study includes ped/bike safety considerations associated with median modifications and access control

13 District-wide Safety Data Efforts: Collection Engineering New Street Lighting level data collection technology: Supported by FDOT, CUTR developed a vehicle equipped with a data collection tool Safer & Faster than manual collection HPS, LED all types of lights Cost-effective! From $5,000/ mile (old technology) To $400/mile (new technology) Data points are automatically collected for each lane at 10- foot intervals

14 Street Lighting Level Data Collection

15 Data Collection Street Lighting Level Data Collection Points are aggregated and averaged based on the roadway s characteristics (number of lanes, light source locations, etc.)

16 LED Street Lighting Level Study Currently studying effectiveness to address lighting issues & generate cost-savings for M&E Standard LED

17 Engineering: Road Safety Audit Formal Safety Review Location specific Pre-Design, Existing Roads, or Post Construction More than 200 Completed on state highways and local roads RSAs for all FDOT resurfacing projects Pro-active school RSA program

18 Crash Data Management System Crash data analysis software Significantly reduce time required to pull crash data 2007 National Roadway Safety Award

19 Traffic Safety & Land Development Partnering with local agencies to review land development impact to ped/bike safety D7 Safety Office, D7 Access Management Office Merge planning and engineering to address traffic safety

20 Wrong Way Driving treatment D7 Wrong Way Driving Study to be rolled out in May 2014

21 District-wide Safety Efforts: Engineering Safety Equipment Purchase Bright Sticks Rectangular Rapid- Flashing Beacons Quick Kurb

22 District-wide Safety Efforts: Engineering Safety Equipment (continued) Countdown Signals Speed Feedback Signs School Zone Signs

23 Design Build Push Button contract Faster way to address urgent safety issues High-Emphasis Crosswalk Markings (500+ Intersections) Audible-Vibratory Pavement Markings (150+ Miles)

24 Safety Summit for local agencies Local Agency Safety Summit Annual Kick-Off Meeting for Local Safety Program Provides Management-Level Staff with info on how to receive federal funding for safety Fifth Annual Summit (next year): March 4 th, 2015 $ $ $

25 Pedestrian Safety Action Plans Specific engineering, education and enforcement action items and time-sensitive goals for improving ped safety. Working with MPOs for status update Pasco CountywidePasco Countywide PPPEDESTRIAN SAFETY ACTION PLANEDESTRIAN PLAN FINAL REPORT January 2012 Adopted 9/9/09 Adopted April 2010 Adopted Jan. 2012

26 $$$ allocation from Safety Summit Over $10 Million Programmed in Tampa Bay for Local Roadway Projects since 2011 $7 Million Awarded in 2013 for 25+ Projects $7 Million 2014 Goal Example: Fletcher Avenue Complete Streets/Ped. Safety Project Partial funding $3,000,000

27 D/W safety design contracts for local roads Dedicated Districtwide design contract for off system safety projects - $500k per year Shady Hills Road - Pasco. Curve reconstruction & safety edge Lake Iola Road, Curley Road and Otis Allen Road Pasco. Add paved shoulder with audible vibratory markings & safety edge Spring Hill Elementary School (SRTS) Sidewalk - Hernando Advanced Street Name Signs in Pinellas. 75 intersection along 5 corridors. Morris Bridge Guardrail Pasco. Add paved shoulder and guardrail.

28 Work Zone Operations Review Work Zone Safety Audits MOT & work zone operations

29 Local Road Safety Support Curves with bye bye crshes Local road curve safety program through $2.5+ Million to address 230 rural highway curves in Citrus, Hernando and Pinellas Counties (FDOT Fiscal Year 2013/2014) Design Build Push Button contract (faster response)

30 Districtwide Signal Retiming Contracts State & Local Roads HSIP (federal safety) fund for local roads All local corridors submitted last 2 years have been approved for funding -- $1+M value

31 District-wide Safety Education Efforts Walk Wise Tampa Bay: Safety Outreach Campaign (presentations to over 20,000 citizens to date)

32 Teen Traffic Safety Audits

33 Teen Traffic Safety Outreach Presentations tailored to the teen perspective Driver s Education courses in public high schools Local school safety expert: Gary Tait 50+ schools since 2013

34 District-wide Safety Education Efforts Education Materials Educational booklets, cards, and other items

35 Local Agency Traffic Safety Academy (training) Training for local agencies Weekly webinar series on all aspects of traffic safety information including innovative strategies funding opportunities technical assistance national and state programs Next series rolling out in Spring 2014

36 Law Enforcement Support $ Law Enforcement Overtime Funding for pedestrian/bicycle related enforcement Enforcement strategy: Warnings first, then citations Target unlawful risky behaviors of all road users: Motorists, cyclists & pedestrians D7 is1st FDOT District to fund targeted enforcement $1.3M in State & Federal funding allocated since 2010 Contracted with 12 law enforcement agencies Very successful 6,000 enforcement hours in 3 years! Now expanded statewide to Bike/Ped. Priority Counties

37 Law Enforcement Resources Dedicated bike/ped law enforcement expert support through Districtwide safety study contracts Coordination with Tampa Bay Law Enforcement on targeted enforcement for traffic safety Technical support to ALL law enforcement in Tampa Bay Sgt. George Edmiston

38 Training to Law Enforcement Agencies Roll Call video Law enforcement tips and info on bike/ped safety enforcement FDOT is working with Hillsborough County SO to develop the roll call and roll out in year 2014

39 Education & Enforcement Outreach FREE bike lights for targeted outreach purposes: 27,000 distributed so far 12,500 ordered - for 5 counties Positive PR tool for law enforcement & elected officials The best tool to save bike lives.

40 Gulf Blvd 3E Pedestrian Safety Program High Emphasis Crosswalks, Flags Dual RRFBs & Median Islands Ped Crossing Pavement Messages Walk Wise + Ped enforcement Drivers are yielding to pedestrians

41 Monthly meetings to address traffic safety issues in Tampa Bay Engineering Education Enforcement All local agencies should attend! Visit to see meeting times and locations!

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